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AVME717 Medical Logistics in Aeromedical Transport

Historical perspectives; search and rescue; primary aeromedical retrieval; secondary aeromedical retrieval and transfers; logistics of long reach retrieval; tertiary aeromedical transport; logistics of international repatriation; essential pre-flight considerations; working as a team.

Paper title Medical Logistics in Aeromedical Transport
Paper code AVME717
Subject Aviation Medicine
EFTS 0.25
Points 30 points
Teaching period Semester 1 (Distance learning)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $2,889.00
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $10,674.00

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Limited to
MAeroRT, MAvMed, MHealSc, PGCertAeroRT, PGDipAeroRT, PGDipHealSc
Eligibility

Healthcare professionals currently employed, or interested in work, in the aviation medicine industry.

If you have not already done so, please contact the department for course advice before selecting your programme, oamu@otago.ac.nz.

Contact
OAMU@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff

Course Director: Graham Denyer

Paper Structure

Core paper for the Postgraduate Certificate in Aeromedical Retrieval and Transport (PGCertAeroRT) and Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences endorsed in Aeromedical Retrieval and Transport (PGDipHealSc(AeroRT)). Part of the Masters of Aviation Medicine (MAvMed)Masters of Health Sciences endorsed in Aeromedical Retrieval and Transport (MHealSc(AeroRT)) and the Master of Aeromedical Retrieval (MAeroRT).

Teaching Arrangements

This is a fully distance-taught paper and is taught in odd years in the first semester.

Textbooks
Textbooks are not required for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork, global perspective, lifelong learning, scholarship, communication, critical thinking, self-motivation, teamwork.
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Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the paper will be able to:

  1. Describe what aeromedical logistics means and compare and contrast examples from across the spectrum of aeromedical services.
  2. Critically appraise the systems, roles, teamwork, and decision-making processes involved in retrieval coordination and pre-flight preparation and planning.
  3. Apply their understanding of the logistical considerations and constraints of aeromedical services to complex aeromedical taskings.

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Timetable

Semester 1

Location
Wellington
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Moodle